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Summary

  1. Live updates for Thursday 15 June 2017
  2. Sports Direct slavery landlord jailed
  3. Man found guilty of murder and attempted murder
  4. High-security hospital 'under-staffed'
  5. Leicester City sign Hull City defender Maguire
  6. East Midlands musicians honoured as part of BBC Music Day

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By Maryam Qaiser and Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

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  2. East Midlands weather update: A warm evening

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    The warm weather is set to continue this evening with temperatures reaching 19C.

    There will be some breeze and cloud, with possible spots of light rain, but it will generally stay dry.

    Warm evening ahead
  3. Rikki Clarke has rejoined his first county Surrey, from Warwickshire

    With the 2017 county season here, keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours ahead of next season.

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  4. Trio join relegated Spireites

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Chesterfield have added three new players to their squad.

    The Spireites, who were relegated from League One last season, have added former Peterborough defender Jerome Binnom-Williams to their squad along with midfielder Jordan Sinnott - formerly of Halifax Town - and striker Delial Brewster, an ex-Everton youth player.

    Jerome Binnom-Williams
  5. Ranieri officially takes charge of French side Nantes

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Former Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri has been officially confirmed as the new boss of French side Nantes.

    It's the 65-year-old's first job in management since being sacked by the Foxes in February.

    He's joined the French outfit on a two-year deal.

    Claudio Ranieri
  6. Eight weeks of roadworks for Derbyshire village

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Drivers in North Wingfield are facing eight weeks of disruption from Tuesday as work begins to replace water pipes running underneath the village.

    Severn Trent is spending almost £250,000 on the project, which will see new pipes installed beneath White Leas Avenue, Greenland Close, Wayside Close, Ashford Avenue and Beeley Close.

    Ashford Avenue

    The firm said it would do its best to minimise disruption.

  7. Man found guilty of murder and attempted murder

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    A man has been found guilty of murdering his partner in Kirkby-in-Ashfield and attempting to murder another man.

    Pawel Lupa, 40, of Gleneagles Drive, was convicted of the murder of Aleksandra Mrozik, 47, and the attempted murder of Wojcek Bocek, 32, on 16 July last year, Nottinghamshire Police said.

    He will be sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court tomorrow.

  8. Watch: East Midlands musicians honoured as part of BBC Music Day

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Three East Midlands musicians have been honoured with blue plaques as part of BBC Music Day 2017.

    This video tells you everything you need to know about Kevin Coyne, Eric Pinkett and Constance Shacklock.

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    Video caption: BBC Music Day: East Midlands musicians honoured
  9. Defender completes Foxes switch

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Leicester City have confirmed defender Harry Maguire as their first signing of the summer.

    Harry Maguire

    The 24-year-old centre back joins from recently relegated Hull City.

  10. Great Britain-shaped cloud spotted in the East Midlands

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    A cloud looking like a map of Great Britain has been spotted in the East Midlands.

    It was snapped by Huddersfield photographer Golcar Matt and submitted to the BBC Weather Watchers site.

    Great Britain cloud

    BBC Weather presenter Alina Jenkins said it was a common cumulus cloud, which can often be seen forming shapes in the sky.

    "They're formed by the sun heating the air at the surface," she said.

    "The air then rises and as it does it cools and condenses to create the 'cotton wool' type clouds which often take on interesting shapes."

  11. Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire projects to benefit from £62.9 million of funding

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Nottingham's Broadmarsh bus station and car park and the Sherwood Forest visitor centre are among the projects that will benefit from a total of £62.9m of government funding.

    The money - from the government's local growth fund secured by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership - has been allocated to 17 projects across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

    Nottingham Castle has also been awarded £5m to make improvements.

    Nottingham Castle
  12. Hot air balloon snaps capture beauty of Peak District

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    These cracking photos were taken by BBC journalist Sandish Shoker during a hot air balloon ride in the Peak District yesterday. Looks like she couldn't have picked a better day for it.

    Peak District
    Peak District